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The aim of this report is to provide measured indicators of OECD countries' consumption patterns and trends, thereby relating conceptual and policy-oriented work to available economic and environmental data.
Governments need to implement appropriate policies to ensure both the private and the public goods values of biological diversity are realised. Unless the users of biological resources are given incentives to sustainably use these resources, valu...
This report presents a peliminary review of air quality status and trends in OECD countries based upon elaboration of the indicators developed for major traditional pollutants.
The price of water is a key determinant of both the economic efficiency and the environmental effectiveness of water services. This book reviews current practices and recent trends in water pricing practises for the household, agriculture, and in...
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This document was presented at the 1st ESM Workshop in 1999 in Cancun, Mexico.
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This paper was presented at the 1st Workshop on ESM in Cancun, Mexico in 1999.
This document is Part I of the proceedings from the OECD international conference, "PRTRs: National and Global Responsibility", which took place in Tokyo, 9-11 September 1998. It was hosted by the Environment Agency of Japan and held in co-opera...
This document is Part II of the proceedings from the OECD international conference, "PRTRs: National and Global Responsibility", which took place in Tokyo, 9-11 September 1998. It was hosted by the Environment Agency of Japan and held in co-oper...
Adequate water pricing in the agricultural sector is a key factor in maintaining the operational capacity of water supply systems. Making irrigators pay for the costs they impose on public and private suppliers contributes to restraining short-term water demands.